Balanced Living

Comfort Food with a Healthy Twist

Posted by Arja on November 14 in Main Dishes, Meatless

It’s that time of year again…  As the weather gets cooler and the daylight hours get shorter we find ourselves looking forward to warm, comforting foods like soups and stews.  Summer is a time of fresh salads, raw veggies and other ways to celebrate summer’s bounty.  Fall, on the other hand, is when we begin looking for heavier, warming foods to sustain us through the cooler days and nights.

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Meatless Mondays

Posted by Arja on November 28 in Meatless, Soups and Stews

As the weather cools down and the nights are longer we start looking for comforting meals that will warm us up.  I’ve mentioned before that I’m a lover of soups, though I may not have made it clear just how much I love soup.  I’ve made a practice of trying to do one or two meatless meals for us during the week, and soup is a natural fit for these meals.

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arja pennanen lytle c.n.p. n.n.c.p certified nutritional practitioner

Arja is a Holistic Nutritionist with a passion for balanced living. She loves to help people sleep better, think better, feel sexier, and just generally feel better by putting the focus on eating foods that make you feel good. Arja uses whole foods, lifestyle adjustments, herbs, and some supplements to help people feel their best and achieve their health and wellness goals.